Vancouver Police are investigating an early morning shooting in the 1600 block of East 5th Avenue that has sent two men to hospital.
Shortly before 7 a.m., witnesses called 9-1-1 reporting the sound of gunshots in the area of East 5th Avenue and Commercial Drive. Police responded and found a man in the 1600 block of East 5th Avenue suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
Police found a second man in the lobby of an apartment building in the same block, also suffering from what appears to be a gunshot wound.
Both victims, Vancouver men in their 20s, were rushed to hospital with undetermined injuries.
The area is cordoned off and investigators from the Vancouver Police Major Crime Section and Forensic Identification Unit will be there throughout the day.
No arrests have been made and there is no suspect information to release at this time.
It is early in the investigation, although it appears that both men were targeted in the attack.
Police are appealing for anyone with information about this shooting to call the Vancouver Police Robbery, Assault & Arson Unit at (604) 717- 2541 or Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-8477.